Using attibutes

Emmanuel BILLOT emmanuel.billot at
Mon May 21 10:59:38 CEST 2012

Le 21/05/2012 10:47, Alan DeKok a écrit :
> Emmanuel BILLOT wrote:

Thanks for your answers.
So you mean that NAS (indeed access point for us) have to understand 
attributes. Any RFC that NAS doc may refer to ?

If there isn't any doc or attribut, do you know any way to managed users 
connexions when using EAP protocol ?


>> Our WIFI access is managed by EAP-TTLS/EAP-PEAP with radius
>> authentication based on LDAP. So users can connect and use Internet,
>> however is possible to limit access (bandwith, connecting time) with
>> Freeradius ?
>    FreeRADIUS isn't a router.  See your NAS documentation for which
> attributes it needs to do access limitation.  Many NASes CANNOT do such
> limitation.
>> In other words, it seems (maybe i'm wrong) that Freeradius can send
>> attribut with values when answering with Access Accept packet. I guess
>> that clients have to understand it for being effective right ?
>    Yes.
>> So when using access point with EAP protocol, i guess native EAP client
>> have to be compatibe with an attribut list ?
>    No.  The EAP client is the end user PC.  Only the NAS needs to
> understand RADIUS attributes.
>> This behaviour seems to be implemented in captive portal, and attributes
>> can be managed in portal configuration. Is it possible with EAP access
>> (native client or secure w2 like ?)
>    No.  Captive portals are not compatible with EAP.
>    Alan DeKok.
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